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expurgation

See definition of expurgation on Dictionary.com
  • as inpurge
  • as inpurification
  • as indefecation
  • as incatharsis
  • as inlustration

synonyms for expurgation

  • coup
  • evacuation
  • expulsion
  • extermination
  • liquidation
  • suppression
  • abolition
  • catharsis
  • clarification
  • cleaning
  • cleanup
  • crushing
  • disposal
  • disposition
  • ejection
  • eradication
  • excretion
  • extirpation
  • murder
  • purification
  • abstersion
  • reign of terror
  • witch hunt
  • distillation
  • regeneration
  • purgation
  • absolution
  • atonement
  • forgiveness
  • grace
  • rebirth
  • washing
  • redemption
  • refinement
  • ablution
  • purge
  • catharsis
  • baptism
  • salvation
  • lustration
  • bathing
  • rarefaction
  • sanctification
  • lavation
  • expiation
  • disinfection
  • depuration
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antonyms for expurgation

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  • dirtying
  • holding
  • keeping
  • maintenance
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      How to use expurgation in a sentence

      Even as late as the year 1825, a Spanish standard author could not be republished without expurgation.
      MEXICO AND ITS RELIGIONROBERT A. WILSON
      Perhaps it is too much to ask for complete typographical expurgation of our libraries.
      A LIBRARIAN'S OPEN SHELFARTHUR E. BOSTWICK
      It was he too who had the privilege of witnessing the expurgation of the Islands of the excommunications and admonitions of Rome.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      To do that would require a complete expurgation of the journal.
      THIRTY YEARS' VIEW (VOL. I OF 2)THOMAS HART BENTON
      In their work no later expurgation could cleanse away that which their work could not contain.
      THE WORLD OF HOMERANDREW LANG
      We cannot find expurgation in failure to accomplish a purpose.
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      The genius of Homer, not later expurgation, accounts for his reticence.
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      So purification was "Apolline," and what was Apolline was safe from Apolline expurgation.
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      That which seems to me much the most probable is the theory of Expurgation.
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      Plato's own method of exegesis consists quite simply of expurgation.
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      WORDS RELATED TO EXPURGATION

      • ablution
      • abreaction
      • cleansing
      • expurgation
      • lustration
      • purgation
      • purification
      • release
      • ablution
      • absolution
      • atonement
      • baptism
      • bathing
      • catharsis
      • depuration
      • disinfection
      • distillation
      • expiation
      • expurgation
      • forgiveness
      • grace
      • lavation
      • purgation
      • purge
      • rarefaction
      • rebirth
      • redemption
      • refinement
      • regeneration
      • salvation
      • sanctification
      • washing
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